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Rahul Gandhi takes a dig at govt over handling of COVID-19 crisis

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday questioned the government’s claims on battling COVID-19, asking is India at a “good position” in the battle against the virus. His remarks came a day after Union home minister Amit Shah said India is in a “good position” in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic and the country will...
India facing its worst recession, claims rating agency Crisil

India facing its worst recession, claims rating agency Crisil

India’s fourth recession since Independence, first since liberalisation, and perhaps the worst to date is here, according to rating agency Crisil. CRISIL sees the Indian economy shrinking 5 per cent in fiscal 2021 (on-year), because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The first quarter will suffer a staggering 25 per cent contraction. About 10 per cent of...

Gujarat High Court lambasts health minister, secretary for poor handling of COVID-19 crisis

The Gujarat High Court has lambasted the state government for its poor handling of the coronavirus pandemic and the shoddy state of affairs in the Ahmedabad Civil Hospital that has accounted for the maximum number of COVID-19 related deaths. During the hearing of multiple petitions concerning the COVID-19 crisis in Gujarat, the division bench of...